Bobby Brown claims Janet Jackson was the ‘crush’ of his life

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Bobby Brown had his heart set on someone else before he met Whitney Houston. The “Can You Stand the Rain” singer, 53, shared in a new documentary that popstar Janet Jackson was the “crush” of his life as he remembered their relationship. “Janet was the crush of my life,” Brown says in the “Biography: Bobby Brown” documentary. “What was it about Janet? Everything. Her little smile, body, her dance moves, her little laugh.”
Bobby Brown calls Janet Jackson the “crush of my life” in a new documentary titled “Biography: Bobby Brown.”
(Getty Images)Before Brown met Houston backstage of the Soul Music Train Awards in 1989, he was infatuated with Jackson. Brown and Houston married in 1992 before divorcing in 2007. The iconic R & B singer died in 2012.BOBBY BROWN ON BEING BLAMED FOR WHITNEY HOUSTON’S ADDICTION BATTLE: ‘NOT MANY PEOPLE KNEW WHAT WAS GOING ON’”We loved each other’s company,” he says. “We didn’t have that long of a relationship.”Brown cites the reason their relationship did not work out is because of his background.
Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston first met in 1989. They went on to get married in 1992 before separating in 2007. 
(George Pimentel/WireImage)”The reason me and Janet broke off was because she couldn’t be with a man like myself,” he said. “I’m from the projects. I’m hood. And her father [Joe Jackson] wouldn’t allow her to be with someone like me.”BOBBY BROWN ACCUSES NICK GORDON OF FOUL PLAY IN DEATHS OF WHITNEY HOUSTON, BOBBI KRISTINA ON ‘RED TABLE TALK’In the documentary, Brown shares that he had a fling with Madonna and admitted to being a “sex addict.” “Did I sleep with Madonna? We didn’t do any sleeping,” he shared. “It just happened. I don’t even know how it happened… She probably knows how it happened. But we didn’t do no sleeping.”
According to Brown, the reason the relationship didn’t work out with Janet Jackson is because of his background and being from the “hood.”
(Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)The new documentary has served as an outlet for Brown to share his story. The R&B singer is reflecting on his decades-long career — and the many triumphs and tragedies that came along with it — in a new tell-all documentary on A&E, which premiered on May 30 titled “Biography: Bobby Brown.”CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THE ENTERTAINMENT NEWSLETTERIn the televised sit-down, Brown reflects on his tumultuous childhood in Boston, his rise to stardom, a crippling battle with addiction, his ill-fated marriage to America’s sweetheart Houston, the deaths of his two young children and how he managed to find love again.Brown told Fox News Digital that sobriety has compelled him to address his painful past. He hoped that in speaking out, long-standing rumors that have plagued him will finally be put to rest.
Singer Bobby Brown of the group New Edition, circa 1980.
(Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)”I have been approached several times by different networks, and it just didn’t really work out,” he explained. “And I needed to heal. I had lost two of my kids. When A&E approached me, they shared that they wanted to talk about the real life of Bobby Brown. I figure, why not do it now and get some therapy doing it? Because it was therapeutic. I just felt that right now was a good time.”CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPBrown quit hard drugs while he was incarcerated in 2000, but he continued to struggle with alcohol addiction throughout the years. He last spent time at a treatment facility for alcohol abuse in 2020. Today, a clean Brown said that sobriety — along with prayer — has helped him face the losses and the trauma he’s experienced.Fox News’ Stephanie Nolasco contributed to this report.

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